Orga Systems’ GOLD Achieves TM Forum Frameworx 12 Conformance Certification
Orga Systems’ GOLD real-time charging and billing product conformant with version 12 of TM Forums’ Business Process Framework and Information Framework
Paderborn (Germany), 30 April 2013: Orga Systems, a leading software vendor for real-time charging and billing solutions, with an international customer base in the telecommunications, utilities and automotive markets, has successfully achieved TM Forums’ Frameworx 12 Conformance Certification for its proven real-time platform GOLD R2.4. The latest version of GOLD achieved full conformance with TM Forums’ Business Process Framework (eTOM) and Information Framework (SID).
Frameworx conformance certification simplifies integration, complexity and risk
“We are delighted to announce the Frameworx Conformance Certification for our real-time convergent billing product GOLD. State-of-art business process design, standardization and especially a common logical data model are key enablers for service providers to run a truly customer-centric business,” says Dr. Ralf Guckert, CTO, Orga Systems. “Having successfully achieved the latest Frameworx product certification demonstrates our determination to ease O/BSS integration and to help our customers succeed in business critical tasks.”
Service providers around the world are using TM Forum’s Frameworx standards and best practices to streamline their operations both to reduce costs and risk, and enable the rapid design, development and deployment of new services. According to TM Forum’s latest Frameworx adoption survey results, 72% of service provider survey respondents mandate Frameworx in many or all specifications and 75% claim that it has an important influence on their buying decision.
“Service providers are increasingly using Frameworx conformance as an important distinguishing feature between available software solutions as the need for affordable, efficient and effective business processes become critical to quickly delivering innovative services,” said Nik Willetts, chief strategy officer, TM Forum. “Orga Systems’ Conformance Certification reflects the company’s commitment to standards and interoperability, and reassures customers that are seeking standards-based, cost-effective and flexible solutions.”
GOLD R 2.4 – convergent charging and billing to set standards in real time
With the latest version of GOLD, service providers can benefit from highly flexible and powerful functions, which empower them with the capabilities required for an enhanced customer experience in 4G networks. GOLD supplies service providers with a convergent real-time rating and charging system for all services, all payment methods and all customer groups. The GOLD next-generation business logic is based on JBOSS 5 and Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) 3.0 and is the foundation for further significant performance increases.